‘Good work needs to be put on the back boiler for five or six years or more. Material accumulates, is sieved, and then slowly becomes sediment.’
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Rukhsana Ahmad speaks with John Siddique about her peripatetic childhood in Pakistan, how her concern for other people motivates her to keep writing across years and genres, and how she’s avoided the constraints of the ‘post-colonial’.
‘At awards season, scripts of newly-released films find their way online as studios and agents quietly upload PDFs of screenplays as part of their Oscars’ push. ‘
‘If scripts were changed so little and yet could be so successful, then is my work really better now because, using a computer, I can change it all the time?’